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It's all about the apps: EMD PTE

Having completed a unit on stoichiometry,  I was looking to review with my HS students some key topics before Spring Break.  I had received from FLINN scientific their "It's Elementary--March Madness" activity:

Compound Interest

Have you ever been curious about the chemistry of a lemon? What about the chemical structures of adrenaline, dopamine, or serotonin? Would you like to share with your students the elements that make up their smartphone? Or what how about a beautiful “infographic” representing each of the families of the periodic table? Then Compound Interest at www.compoundchem.com has you covered and then some.

www.endmemo.com/chem

www.endmemo.com/chem/

    Are you looking for that one website that has an abundance of chemistry knowledge?  Well, I came across www.endmemo.com/chem/ and it is filled with all types of chemistry information.

Expo Neon Markers

As the trimester comes to an end, I have the chance to reflect with my chemistry students and ask them about course likes and dislikes.  A major "like" that came out was the use of the Expo brand neon markers.  I had heard about their use from Brian Bennett @bennettscience and how well they show up on the black lab tables.

goReact app

I was excited to recently come across a new free app for the iPad entitled goREACT by the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago.

Building Atoms, Ions, and Isotopes

A few weeks ago, I presented at ChemEd 2013 "Flipping with Chemistry Apps". One app that I use in my HS chemistry class on the iPad is the app Building Atoms, Ions, and Isotopes HD Lite.